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Paris Accord U.S. Commitment Still Alive

Two outspoken supporters of the Paris Accord, California Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced last week that…

EPA Administrator Met Privately with Dow Chemical CEO Before Reversing Pesticide Ban

The EPA scored much criticism when it reversed a ban on the pesticide chlorpyrifos in March. Even low exposure to chlorpyrifos has been…

NRDC Makes the Case for Federal Clean Energy Tax Credits

This year alone, federal renewable energy tax credits will result in more than 220,000 jobs and contribute $23 billion to the U.S. economy,…

Report: Clean Energy and Efficiency Can Cheaply Replace Coal

A new report published by the Natural Resources Defense Council merely quantifies what is becoming increasingly apparent to all – except a few…

NRDC Prepares for Legal Battle with Trump

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) plans to take legal action to combat the Donald Trump administration’s "anti-environment" agenda, senior officers said in…

How Energy-Efficiency Programs Benefit All 50 States

The average American family saves an average of $500 a year on utility bills due to improved energy-efficiency standards for appliances, according to…

Grocery Trade Association Launches New Food Dating Initiative: Can It Work?

Two trade associations says they will team up to standardize food labeling nationwide. But will the new labels actually alleviate consumer confusion and…

Could a Rick Perry DOE Threaten Jobs, Increase Energy Bills?

The clean-energy and energy-efficiency sectors employ 2.5 million Americans and counting. How would they fare under a Rick Perry-led Department of Energy? Elizabeth…

Can the U.S. Halve Food Waste By 2030?

In 2015, the U.S. government targeted a national 50 percent food waste reduction by 2030, its first national food waste goal. Is it…

Low-Hanging Fruit? Practical Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Low hanging fruit might not be the ripest. Just in time for the holiday season, here are some tips for getting the best…

RECAP: #FoodWaste3p w/ Whirlpool Corp., NRDC, Blue Apron & Zero Percent

On the heels of World Food Day, we discussed the critical issue of food waste, and the ways the public sector can drive…

A Sustainable Supply Chain in the Garment Industry Saves 4 Major Companies $15M Annually

The global textile and garment industry is one of the world’s largest polluters due to its massive impacts on water, soil and of…

NRDC Files Lawsuit Over Toxic Pesticide Used In Pet Flea Control Products

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a lawsuit this week against the Environmental Protection Agency challenging the EPA's decision to allow the…

Shell Seeks 5 More Years for Arctic Drilling

Despite spending eight years and $6 billion — with no oil production to show for its efforts — Shell Oil is asking the…

Hundreds of USDA Violations Linked to Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak

Consumers have the NRDC to thank for the latest disclosure on Foster Farms' salmonella outbreak - if they have the stomach to read…